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Travel: Back to Europe for a beer Super-Tour

I returned from Europe 4 weeks ago and I’ll be going back in 4 weeks. This is the fastest turnaround between Euro-Trips ever. Earlier this year, I was at this cross-roads between attending the Alvinne Craft Beer Festival or Tour de Gueuze. Why not both? It took some planning and a very strong US Dollar …

Review: Ballast Point Victory at Sea – Coffee Only

Victory at Sea special edition without vanilla. 3.9    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20 Thanks GT2 A – Pours Pitch black, 3 finger fluffy coffee and espresso colored head. S – There is a lot of espresso / cold press coffee in this. It smells fantastic. Chocolate milk, something creamy in here, malty and a little boozy. I get a …

Review: The Bruery Chronology: 6

Description: Chronology: 6 is the first in a 4 part experiment with barrels and time. We brewed a beer rich and malty with undertones of brown sugar, toffee and toasted French bread and set it to age in bourbon barrels. Every six months we’ll take a quarter of the barrels, blend them and bottle them. …

Review: Surly Darkness 2014 (Bourbon Barrel Aged)

3.9    AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20 750ML Thanks Hoff for sending. Wax was pretty easy to remove. Pitch black 4 ounce pour a little bit of coffee head that fades to some big bubbles. The aroma is interesting. yes, sweet chocolate and some espresso but there’s some cigar smoke. Taste is good. Sweet, lots of chocolate, lots of raisin …

Review: Trillium Upper Case

4.2    AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20 Thanks guys for sharing. Hazy Orange, almost no head. This was a 750ML picked up today @ Trillium. The aroma is stupid crazy good. Tangerine, grapefruit, special super duper awesome juicy fruits. Taste is great. You get a really good melding of grapefruit, tangerine and other fruits. almost no residual sweetness. Good sweet …